• Short Summary

    Anglo-American plan to increase production of British goods on the American pattern.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "ANGLO-U.S. PLAN AIDS PRODUCTION".

    Westminster, London.

    General view of Anglo-American Productivity Council in session at the F.B.I. (Federation of British Industries) Headquarters, Westminster. Mr Philip Reid from United States of America, talking to Sir Frederick Bain, President of the British Industries. Mr Reid and Sir Frederick Bain talking. Pan to Will Lawther. Close up shot of Will Lawther. Reid, Bain and Lawther. Sir Frederick Bain F.B.I. chairman speaks (natural sound). He welcomes American members and talks about benefit to Britain.

    Longton and Hanley, Staffordshire.
    General view of pottery town. Barge on canal with kilns by the side. Long shot of American delegation walking round pottery factory. Mr Thomas Joyce, Member of the Anglo-US Productivity Council, and T. J. Harkins watching girl pouring clay into moulds. Close up shot of clay being poured into moulds. Close up shot of handles being put on cups. Workmen giving Joyce and Harkins cups to examine. Close up shot of Mr Joyce examining cup. Girl painting designs on pottery. Close up shot of two plates with different designs.

    General view Council in session. Close up shot of Mr Philip Reid speaking (natural sound). He says that America can learn from helping Britain increase productivity.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1442.03
    Media URN:
    47145
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    11/11/1948
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:43:00 / 01:03:30:00
    Canister:
    48/91

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